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appalling Man who told gardaí 'I hope your wife dies of cancer' pleads guilty to abusive behaviour

'F**k you, go f**k yourself, get the f**k away from me'


Noel Hudson, of Ballybough Road

Noel Hudson, of Ballybough Road

Noel Hudson, of Ballybough Road

A MAN told a garda "I hope your wife dies of cancer" before violently resisting arrest on a city street, a court heard.

Noel Hudson (37) also tried to climb into the window of a house to escape arrest, called a garda a "dirty rat" and kicked, punched and spat out as he was taken into custody.

Judge Bryan Smyth adjourned sentencing at Dublin District Court.

Hudson, of Ballybough Road, Ballybough, pleaded guilty to garda obstruction and threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour.

Dublin District Court heard the incident happened at Summerhill Place in the north inner city on May 8, 2021.

A garda said while he was engaging with the accused at 11.15am, Hudson was agitated and aggressive.

He was advised to leave the area and he stated "I hope your wife dies of cancer."

Hudson was again advised to stop but continued to shout profanities, saying "f**k you, go f**k yourself, get the f**k away from me," the garda said.

The accused screamed "I will f**king have you" and called the garda a "dirty rat, a c**t and a f**king f**got."

When the garda tried to arrest him, Hudson resisted violently, pushing and pulling away.

He then tried to climb through the window of a house on the street and kicked and punched out as he was dragged to the ground.

He was arrested and taken to Store Street garda station, continuing to kick at the door of the van and spitting at gardaí.

When charged, his reply after caution was "shove it up your hole."

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The accused had more than 100 convictions.

The window Hudson tried to climb into was at his brother's home, and this was used for access because the door had been damaged, the defence said.

Her client's physical demeanour was very poor on the day, she said.

Judge Smyth said it was "an appalling set of facts."

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